University-trained and registered, Physiotherapists use a manual therapy ‘hands-on” approach for assessment and treatment for a variety of injuries, conditions and dysfunctions. Treatment varies with each condition but can include manual therapy & manipulations, exercise prescription, IMS (intramuscular stimulation), acupuncture, and shockwave therapy. Treatment is also available for vertigo & ...
University-trained and registered, Physiotherapists use a manual therapy ‘hands-on” approach for assessment and treatment for a variety of injuries, conditions and dysfunctions. Treatment varies with each condition but can include manual therapy & manipulations, exercise prescription, IMS (intramuscular stimulation), acupuncture, and shockwave therapy. Treatment is also available for vertigo & dizziness, TMJ and orofacial pain disorder, concussion management, women’s health, paediatrics, and neurologic conditions.
Our university trained Kinesiologist, Chris Burton, will use his many years of experience along with training with the CHEK institute, to provide a detailed and guided one on one exercise program to assist recovery no matter what level you are at. Whether you are injured in a recreational activity, sport, work or from an MVA, or are a recreational or elite athlete needing a detailed program to...
Our university trained Kinesiologist, Chris Burton, will use his many years of experience along with training with the CHEK institute, to provide a detailed and guided one on one exercise program to assist recovery no matter what level you are at. Whether you are injured in a recreational activity, sport, work or from an MVA, or are a recreational or elite athlete needing a detailed program to improve your performance, Chris Burton will guide you through with an integrative approach of biomechanical assessment, exercise prescription, and nutrition and lifestyle coaching to get you where you want to be.
He will work with you in house at one of our 4 clinic locations, at the gym of your choice, or in your home. Whatever is most convenient for us to help you get better.
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Mitch grew up in Sydney, Australia where he completed his studies in Exercise Physiology at the University of NSW before continuing on to complete his Doctorate of Physiotherapy at Macquarie University. During his studies he practiced as an Exercise Physiologist in a rheumatology focused clinic and as a sports trainer for a soccer team and semi-professional rugby union club.
Since graduation, Mitch has furthered his education with courses in Explain Pain, sports injury management, soft tissue mobilization and musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound. He has spent the last three years in the United Kingdom working in London and Scotland. In London he worked in a Clinical and Research position with Queen Mary University of London and specialized in tendon management. He then worked in a private clinic in Edinburgh, Scotland again focusing on tendon management and shockwave treatments but also treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries.
Mitch’s treatment style heavily focuses on keeping people doing the things they love while maximizing their recovery. His background in exercise physiology provides a strong expertise in exercise prescription and ongoing injury prevention.
Mitch is an avid explorer and hiker, spending most of his free time with his partner traveling the world and exploring the country. He has a particular fondness for burgers and will likely check out any recommendation given to him and enjoys golfing and cycling.
Mitch grew up in Sydney, Australia where he completed his studies in Exercise Physiology at the U...
Chris Burton is a practicing Kinesiologist and new-comer to SunCity Physiotherapy.
Chris was born in Toronto, Ontario, but spent his later childhood and teenage years in Alberta where he got his degree in Kinesiology from the University of Calgary in 2003. Later that year he moved to the Okanagan where he began to practice as a Kinesiologist. He began his kinesiology career working in the field of rehabilitation, but he has also worked as a Personal Trainer in Kelowna, Calgary, and Toronto areas . Chris is passionate about what he does professionally and has furthered his knowledge and skill set to improve his ability to assist his clientele through continuing education and in particular through training with the CHEK institute, where he learned an integrative approach of biomechanical assessment, exercise prescription, and nutrition and lifestyle coaching.
Chris grew up playing many sports but in particular competitive Basketball. He later took to weight lifting and running, as methods of achieving physical fitness and health; he currently is passionate about hiking, martial arts, good food, and enjoying life in multiple other ways. Chris has 2 children and currently calls Kelowna home.
Chris Burton is a practicing Kinesiologist and new-comer to SunCity Physiotherapy.
Chris was born...
BSc.P.T., BSc.Anat., Dip. Manip. PT., Fellow of CAMPT, CGIMS
Vince is the Clinic Director of the Lower Mission office and the Clinical Education Coordinator for all of our clinics. “Vinny” has been with Sun City Physiotherapy since 2014, and has embraced the Okanagan lifestyle along with his wife and children. He’s an avid coffee drinker, a sometimes-golfer, and community-building advocate.
Vince is an advanced trained, manipulative Physical Therapist in the Lower Mission clinic. He is an established clinician with special interest in Temporomandibular Joint dysfunction, orofacial pain, neck disorders, and headache. He has expertise in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, IMS, chronic pain, functional rehabilitation, and exercise management. He has served as Chair of the National Orthopaedic Division, Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and has over 20 years of Board level experience. He currently serves as the Vice President and Okanagan Director for the Physiotherapist Association of BC, Board of Directors.
Vince trained at the University of Saskatchewan, and completed degrees in 1999 (Bachelor of Science Anatomy) and 2001 (Bachelor of Science Physical Therapy, School of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine). Other formal education includes Advanced Diploma of Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapy, 2005, and Certificate in Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS), 2005. Vince is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) and Instructor and Clinical Mentor with the National Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. He is the recipient of the Continuing Physical Therapy Education, Award of Merit in 2014 (Saskatoon, SK), awarded the Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Mentorship Award in 2020, and honoured by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association with a Medal of Distinction 2021. He is the recipient of the PABC Carol Kennedy Award, 2023 and the National Orthopaedic Division Lynn Chapman Clinical Mentorship Award, 2023.
Throughout his career, Vince’s caseload has consisted primarily of TMJ disorder, headache, neck and spinal dysfunction. His treatment style emphasizes manual therapy, exercise, and education, along with adjunctive techniques such as IMS. He has been fortunate to collaborate and mentor in an environment with multiple rehab specialists, chronic pain physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, dentists, orthodontists, and oral surgeons. His philosophy has been to ensure that optimal treatment management is achieved for all patients. He enjoys teaching in his field of practice and taking on a mentorship role for all levels of physiotherapist.
Vince is the Clinic Director of the Lower Mission office and the Clinical Education Coordinator f...
Katarina recently moved to Kelowna from Southern Ontario. She graduated with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy from McMaster University in 2016. Since graduating from her program, Katarina has taken on numerous courses in manual therapy, soft tissue release, and taping. Katarina is committed to an evidence-based practice. Her treatment plans incorporate education, exercise prescription, manual therapy and modalities. In her spare time, Katarina enjoys running, hiking and camping.
Katarina recently moved to Kelowna from Southern Ontario. She graduated with a Master of Science ...
Anthony Graduated with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from UBC in 2022. Prior to this, Anthony attended Western University in his hometown of London, Ontario where he received a bachelor’s degree of Kinesiology in 2019. Anthony has furthered his education by completing certifications in Upper/Lower Extremity Myofascial Release and the Advanced Integrated Musculoskeletal Level One manual therapy certification from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Anthony has experience working as an athletic trainer with both elite and recreational athletes. This includes athletes who have competed in the NBA, NCAA DIVISION I basketball, Canadian Hockey League, U sports Varsity Hockey, and local recreational sports leagues. Much of Anthony’s focus and passion lies in helping clients improve the way they move and feel in recreational and workplace settings, along with competitive sport. He believes in adapting his treatment methods to match the client’s individual needs and goals. His rehabilitative philosophy involves a thorough assessment followed by targeted manual therapies and movement training to efficiently work towards a client’s goals. Anthony also believes in optimizing lifestyle and ergonomic factors to encourage continued participation in work and recreational activities during the rehabilitative process.
Anthony is new to Kelowna and is enjoying exploring local businesses and the surrounding area. He spends much of his time golfing, playing tennis, skiing, and finding new locations to hike and camp. He’s looking forward to discovering more opportunities to become involved in the Okanagan communities.
Anthony Graduated with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy from UBC in 2022. Prior to this, Anthon...
Laney graduated from the University of British Columbia with a bachelor’s degree in Human Kinetics. She graduated with a dual degree in both majors of Health Behaviour Change and Clinical Exercise Physiology. It was important to Laney that she be educated in both the physical and psychological ways we can improve our bodies and minds to work better for us. Laney works with her clients on their individual goals such as establishing a routine and becoming active, gaining strength, improving sport performance, or recovering from an injury. With the use of evidence-based techniques Laney will assess the body, how it moves, and why it moves that way to create a plan for corrective techniques and exercises to help create more functional movement.
Originally from Alberta, Laney moved to Kelowna for the mountains and beaches. In her spare time, you can find her strolling down the Kelowna boardwalk with a cup of coffee, snowboarding at Big White, or in the gym.
Laney graduated from the University of British Columbia with a bachelor’s degree in Human Kinetic...
Lindsay grew up in Kamloops, BC where she competed for many years as an artistic gymnast. She had many experiences with physiotherapy growing up as a competitive athlete, and decided to pursue her passion for rehabilitation with a career in physiotherapy. She did her undergraduate degree at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops and then went on to complete her Masters in Physical Therapy from the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta. Since graduation, she has furthered her learning with Orthopedic Division courses specializing in the thoracic spine, SI joint, and TMJ.
Lindsay is a paediatric physiotherapist. She has worked with children in private practice and outpatient services alongside Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. She works with children ages 0-18 and treats common paediatric conditions including gross motor delay, torticollis, plagiocephaly, toe walking, scoliosis, growing pains (such as Osgood’s and Sever’s Disease), and sport-related injuries.
She has a special interest and experience in treating gymnasts, dancers, and baseball players.
She approaches the treatment and management of all conditions with a focus on understanding client goals, developing individualized plans, and providing education, open communication, and hands on treatment. Lindsay also treats adults who need help with “prehab” or the prevention of injury as well as return to sport or activities using manual therapy and exercises.
When Lindsay isn’t at the clinic, she can be found trail running, at the yoga studio, or out searching for the most delicious food in town with her husband and son.
Lindsay grew up in Kamloops, BC where she competed for many years as an artistic gymnast. She had...
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